Need for providing full research- based educational environment at SU stressed

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JAMSHORO: The Sindh University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat has announced to provide an all-out research-based educational environment on the campus in order to bring the varsity at par with the world’s leading universities which had been focusing on quality research and invention.

He said that research and invention played a major role in bringing about changes in society and the SU students needed to revamp the social order by getting pragmatic knowledge as well as professional skills through higher education.

He said this while talking to the deans, directors & chairpersons of different faculties, centers and departments of the varsity during his visit to the campus to review and observe the ongoing semester examinations’ process at the Allama I. I. Kazi campus Jamshoro. SU Registrar Ghulam Muhammad Bhutto, dean faculty of social sciences Prof. Dr. Zareen Abbasi and others were also accompanying with the vice chancellor.

Dr. Burfat said the university was providing quality education to students and its graduates were utilizing their specialties for development of the province and the country.

He urged students to take benefit from educational facilities the varsity is providing in various fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, business, banking, law, art and culture.

Highlighting the achievements of the university and its future plans, Dr. Burfat said that the dilapidated roads of the university had been repaired, as many as 30 thousand saplings had been planted to beautify the campus, exams’ results had been made available on the varsity’s website for the facility of students as well as their parents and the attendance system had been modernized and computerized.

He said the parents could see the performance of their progeny by logging on to the varsity’s website adding that it was the best way for parents to keep check and monitor the attendance and results of their children without taking any trouble to visit the teachers.

Dr. Burfat made it clear that no student with low attendance had been allowed to appear in the semester examinations. 

“We are taking these initiatives for the improvement and advancement of educational standard on the campus”, he maintained.

He said that no students having short attendance than 75% in next semester would be allowed to appear for the semester tests.

“We have started tremendous efforts for improving the quality of education at the university and ensuring the significance of the higher education.

He urged deans, directors, chairpersons and faculty members to prepare students for future challenges and work on improving methods of teaching.

The vice chancellor stressed on equipping youths studying on the campus with skills in order to focus on for socio-economic development.

“We need to teach our children to be international citizens as we know for sure that the challenges they will face will be of global character,” he said.

Earlier, the vice chancellor went around classrooms of Institute of English Language & Literature, Institute of Business Administration and various departments Sociology, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration, Criminology, Islamic Studies, Muslim History, Sindhi & Arabic and enquired from the students about questionnaires and their preparation for the papers. He mingled with the students and advised them to solve their papers with full concentration and peace of mind.